Grape & Purple Suede (Featuring the J. Crew Scallop Sateen Skirt)

Happy Friday! As a bona fide scallop fiend, I couldn’t resist the temptation of getting the J. Crew Scallop Sateen Skirt in both colors (shadow – or navy – and “grape” – as shown here) when I spotted them in stores a few weeks ago (I know…so much for not buying duplicates! I hang my head in shame). These skirts…

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Summer Essentials: Flowy Maxi Skirts

Scalding temperature is making getting dressed on the weekends a chore. Don’t get me wrong, I am a summer baby so I’ll always have a special place in my heart for warm summer days but this heat is borderline intolerable. My summer weekend uniform boils down to three basic looks: dress in a breathable fabric, shorts with silk tops, and…

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Wear It Five Ways : High-Low Skirt

Where do I begin with high-low skirts? Or, as J likes to call them, mullet skirts. I was at first ambivalent about them but as soon as I tried one on, it was instant infatuation. The skirt catches the wind in such a romantic way and I can’t help but become a high-low skirt convert. The skirt is easy enough…

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Petite Fashion Challenge #17: Candy Colorized

My favorite DIY/style blogger SewPetiteGal is the host of this month’s Petite Fashion Challenge and here’s the challenge she posed: The Challenge: Candy Colorized Take a bowl full of colorful candies (M&Ms, Jolly Ranchers, jelly beans, etc.), close your eyes, and draw 2-3 pieces.  Now use those colors (+ a neutral of your choosing) to form the basis for your ensemble. So…let…

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Duo Feline

It’s been ages since I last wore this Hello Kitty tie neck blouse. When I bought this blouse, I thought it would receive a lot of wear simply because it combined two of my favorite things: tie neck blouses and Hello Kitty. Unfortunately, these two opposing forces worked against the shirt in practice. I didn’t want to wear it to…

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